Overseas online sales to generate £28bn for British retailers by 2020 Tuesday, 30th April 2013
Online sales generated by UK retailers from international markets are expected to generate £28 billion by 2020, according to new research released on Tuesday. The report, by OC&C Strategy Consultants in collaboration with Google, predicts that international online sales will soon outpace domestic ones to make up 40 per cent of total online sales by 2020.
Topshop attracts millions to their interactive show Wednesday, 20th February 2013
As the fashion week circus packs off to Milan, London is still abuzz after another ground-breaking few days for British design. Never one to shy away from the spotlight, it was Topsop Unique’s Autumn/Winter Show that stole the show this season. The clothing chain teamed up with Google+ to create an innovative catwalk show, which resulted in multi-media concept that enabled viewers to access the show via several social media platforms including Google+, YouTube, Twitter and behind-the-scenes shots via Instagram.
Topshop and Google+ present ‘The Future Of The Fashion Show’ Wednesday, 13th February 2013
Topshop has partnered with Google to present ‘The Future Of The Fashion Show’, taking its Autumn/Winter 2013 presentation on to a global scale across all of Google’s platforms. After creating the most viewed online fashion show ever last September, Topshop will now offer viewers inside access to every aspect of the fashion show.
Google faces backlash over alleged iPhone tracking Monday, 28th January 2013
Millions of iPhone owners in the UK could have grounds to sue internet giant Google after it intentionally swerved Apple security measures to monitor users’ web habits.
Land Securities inks footfall-driving deal with Google Wednesday, 23rd January 2013
Land Securities has finalised a deal with internet giant Google in an effort to drive business back to its many shopping malls.
Google announces £1bn project to develop new UK headquarters Friday, 18th January 2013
Google has announced that it intends to relocate its UK headquarters to a proposed office complex in London, a complex which is expected to cost the company around one billion pounds to construct. The planned location of the development project is a 2.4 acre site between King’s Cross and St Pancras.
Apple rumoured to be working on a cheaper iPhone Wednesday, 9th January 2013
Photo credit: Apple Inc. Apple Inc could be working on a lower-end iPhone as it looks to compete with its aggressively-priced smartphone rivals. According to the Wall Street Journal, people briefed on the matter have said a plan to develop a cheaper device is progressing, with a less expensive version of its flagship iPhone possibly entering the market later this year.
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John Lewis chief calls out for ‘fair playing field’ as the tax bills of multinationals come under fire Thursday, 15th November 2012
Andy Street, managing director of John Lewis, has spoken out on the claims made against companies including Amazon, Starbucks and Google, saying the government needs to tackle those paying little or no tax in the UK before it damages the economy. As head of one of the UK’s largest private companies, Street warned that multinationals paying into overseas tax havens will “outinvest and ultimately out-trade” businesses paying full taxes in the UK, and risk driving them out of business.
Governments square up to international companies over tax avoidance Tuesday, 13th November 2012
Amazon has been hit with a demand for €252 million from French authorities after the online retailer allegedly shifted profits out of the country to Luxembourg in an effort to sidestep French taxes.
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